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The 5 Golden Rules of Managing

Good managers and good management make a huge contribution to achieving success within an organisation or function.  At the same time a lot research identifies that the quality of management is highly variable.   So what are the 5 golden rules of managing?   Rule 1: Make It A Priority   You probably got promoted […]

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How To Disengage Employees

Most leaders recognise that employee engagement is not optional but essential to any organisation that wants to achieve significant results.  Yet some research suggest that it can be as low as 1 in every 5 employees in some organisations.  Trouble is when employees are not engaged, it is bad news on a number of fronts. […]

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What Makes A Manager Stand Out

Being an effective manager can be a tough call at times.  Despite this I am sure we all can identify at least one of our managers who really stood out.  So what are some of things that make a manager stand out? Genuinely Interested In Others The very first manager I had in my career […]

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Managing – Simple Tips For New Managers

What simple tips based on your own experience, would you add to this list of simple tips?

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How To Spend More Time Managing And Less Time Doing

If you are in a management role, your priority should be to manage. The trouble is that, before we become managers, we are often seen as valued employees because we are able to gets lots of things done. So how can you shift the balance?

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Secrets Of Appraising Performance

If you are a manager or leader, an important part of your role will be to appraise performance. At the same time, I have noticed that this is an area where managers and leaders often struggle. So what can you do to get better at appraising performance?

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Do You Take The Initiative?

One of the things that marks the very best managers and leaders from the mediocre ones is that the former take the initiative. So what’s your first step in taking the initiative?

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How To Be An Even Better Manager

If you are reading this, the chances are that you are already a good manager and want to be an even better manager. So what can you do?

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